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Forum: Trials 06-11-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By slicktop
I carry contact cleaner, guess I've been too...

I carry contact cleaner, guess I've been too cheap to use it.
Forum: Trials 06-11-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By slicktop
I'm learning. I'm not used to dainty parts such...

I'm learning.
I'm not used to dainty parts such as on these rigs. The only caliper I've rebuilt was on a 64 Triumph (car) and they were not supposed to be rebuildable.
I surely wish there was more...
Forum: Trials 06-11-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By slicktop
Looks like what has happened. I need to rebuild...

Looks like what has happened.
I need to rebuild both the cylinder and caliper.:cry
Forum: Trials 06-11-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By slicktop
Thats the method with the vacuum pump I used. It...

Thats the method with the vacuum pump I used. It normally is an easy process on my other rides.
Forum: Trials 06-11-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By slicktop
I am surprised this caliper failed so early in...

I am surprised this caliper failed so early in life.(2013)
I am good at keeping things clean, using brake cleaner to frequently on the pads and disc to keep the squeal down. The pistons look shot. ...
Forum: Trials 06-10-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By slicktop
Good advice.

Good advice.
Forum: Trials 06-10-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By slicktop
Grimeca blues

I hate bringing up an issue. :puke1
My Beta is dead due to the front caliper.
It originally began as the pistons stuck open and dragged on the rotor heavily. I pulled the reservoir cover and...
Forum: Trials 06-09-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,533
Posted By slicktop
Nice job on the seat! Now don't let him use...

Nice job on the seat! Now don't let him use it.:rofl
Forum: Trials 06-05-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By slicktop
OSHA regulation 1922r Chapter 33 subpart(q)...

OSHA regulation 1922r Chapter 33 subpart(q) sections 3 and 4, clearly states it up to the landowner/coordinator to enact a Risk Management Plan (RMP) in accordence to the Safety Act established by...
Forum: Trials 06-03-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,072
Posted By slicktop
Inspirational lad for sure, especially if I was...

Inspirational lad for sure, especially if I was thirty years younger.
Its easy to tell that he has good balance and control of his machine and was a joy to watch.
Forum: Trials 05-31-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,325
Posted By slicktop
Looks good. I was unaware that the seat is...

Looks good.
I was unaware that the seat is removable.
How much does it weigh, where is and what kind of battery supports the estart?
Forum: Trials 05-28-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,457
Posted By slicktop
:freaky Thats pretty much what i'm getting at. ...

:freaky
Thats pretty much what i'm getting at.
People use Rotella, considered a good oil.
It was mentioned that mobile1 is good oil, and I agree.
Would I cry over the fact that I could only find...
Forum: Trials 05-27-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,457
Posted By slicktop
Question Is it necessary to run a motor oil rated for wet...

Is it necessary to run a motor oil rated for wet clutch?
Forum: Trials 05-27-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,073
Posted By slicktop
I don't see why a person couldn't use a surplus...

I don't see why a person couldn't use a surplus camelback to haul fuel.
Forum: Trials 05-19-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 33,652
Posted By slicktop
Sad. It would be nice to purchase the spare...

Sad.
It would be nice to purchase the spare parts. Could make a killing over time.
Forum: Trials 05-19-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,895
Posted By slicktop
Sounds like you want an older twin shock. The...

Sounds like you want an older twin shock.
The main advantage of the newer models are lighter weight.
Forum: Trials 04-26-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,828
Posted By slicktop
For the record, I wish GG all the best. The...

For the record, I wish GG all the best.
The reason I am in anyway skeptic of the solvency is that Spanish vehicles come and go. Like Lancia.
Forum: Trials 04-26-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,828
Posted By slicktop
Not really, I've seen it all before with the ktm...

Not really, I've seen it all before with the ktm buyout of bmw/husq.
The good thing is that the same Italian employees who was blindsided has been picked up by the bold move of investors.
I just...
Forum: Trials 04-26-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,828
Posted By slicktop
Oh man that's rough. Its GGs' fault, They...

Oh man that's rough.
Its GGs' fault, They shouldn't have put themselves out there.:D
As long as SWM gets the Italian Husky 2t rights, then all will be well.
Forum: Trials 04-26-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 429,775
Posted By slicktop
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Trials 04-26-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,290
Posted By slicktop
What's not been brought up is that the product of...

What's not been brought up is that the product of topic is a Race part which brings up all that entails with such. :deal
Forum: Trials 04-24-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 213,240
Posted By slicktop
I missed it. Is that it in front of the rear...

I missed it. Is that it in front of the rear shock?
Forum: Trials 04-23-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 890
Views: 213,240
Posted By slicktop
Fuel tank instead of # plate? I like it, looks...

Fuel tank instead of # plate?
I like it, looks ratrod.:evil
Forum: Trials 04-23-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 213,240
Posted By slicktop
Beautiful Bike, muddy or clean.:D

Beautiful Bike, muddy or clean.:D
Forum: Trials 04-22-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 429,775
Posted By slicktop
Wow, thats good looking equipment. Thats about...

Wow, thats good looking equipment. Thats about what I envision owning.
How did you aquire it?
Is there a brake on the chairs' wheel?
Forum: Trials 04-22-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 429,775
Posted By slicktop
Looking forward to that. I've come to the...

Looking forward to that.
I've come to the conclusion that I'll have to build what I want.
I am half way there, got the monkey.:freaky
Forum: Trials 04-20-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 429,775
Posted By slicktop
Beta is a good company and might give...

Beta is a good company and might give consideration but I think it would be pushing it.:D
Actually the plastic looks good for that age.
Forum: Trials 04-20-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,974
Posted By slicktop
Not Bene:1drink, but it sounds like you are...

Not Bene:1drink,
but it sounds like you are thinking outside the box, as if an engineer had already thought it out and management said no.
Sadly I'm not a carb mechanic and that's why I promote...
Forum: Trials 04-20-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 429,775
Posted By slicktop
I want a chair. Got the plans?

I want a chair.
Got the plans?
Forum: Trials 04-18-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,841
Posted By slicktop
I hope its not a fantasy that the drifts are over...

I hope its not a fantasy that the drifts are over for a while for you. :1drink
Forum: Trials 04-17-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 33,652
Posted By slicktop
I believe you:rofl

I believe you:rofl
Forum: Trials 04-15-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 890
Views: 213,240
Posted By slicktop
I had the same question as Lamotovita, Thanks for...

I had the same question as Lamotovita, Thanks for a reasonable explanation.
Forum: Trials 04-14-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By slicktop
I like the choke location on the APT. ...

I like the choke location on the APT.
Lectrons' choke is on the back side of the body and you really have to reach for it.
Lectron body is smaller and more traditional looking.
Lectron is less...
Forum: Trials 04-10-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,863
Posted By slicktop
I would go with a newer 300 Evo. I cant fault...

I would go with a newer 300 Evo. I cant fault mine in any way. It can be neutered, or you can 'take it to the bridge'. I see no reason the bike cant be bored to a 330, or bored and stroked to a 340....
Forum: Trials 04-06-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By slicktop
I'm a firm believer in going by the book, if...

I'm a firm believer in going by the book, if there is no book then one relies on educated guesses or just hacking. Right now I have too much $ involved to start hacking.:deal
Forum: Trials 04-06-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By slicktop
What, no petrified logs to ride on?

What, no petrified logs to ride on?
Forum: Trials 04-06-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By slicktop
Well I was planning to change out everything...

Well I was planning to change out everything bearing and seal related, if the steering head bearings are not a wear item then I appreciate the heads up.
Tips like you mentioned would be well served...
Forum: Trials 04-06-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By slicktop
Thanks for the reminder of ABR. I've heard they a...

Thanks for the reminder of ABR. I've heard they a good to work with and will give them a looksee.
Forum: Trials 04-06-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By slicktop
Thanks Lineaway. For bearings replacement, do I...

Thanks Lineaway.
For bearings replacement, do I just remove and match them up with Timken/ SKF?
Forum: Trials 04-06-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,905
Posted By slicktop
Shmagma...:rofl

Shmagma...:rofl
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